Industrial IoT Drives Microsemi-Vitesse Merger Junko Yoshida 3/20/2015 Post a comment Microsemi Corp. will acquire Vitesse Semiconductor Corp. for $389 million to focus on “communications semiconductors.” On horizon is the MIPS vs. ARM conflict as the two companies use two diverging processor cores of their product lines.
Smart Glasses Go To Work Rick Merritt 3/12/2015 Post a comment Epson, Google, Sony and others are seeking traction for their smart glasses among business users, according to exhibitors at an event on wearable devices.
Apple Watch: Time Will Tell Rick Merritt 3/11/2015 Post a comment Apple showcased significant software and hardware engineering behind its new Watch and Macbook, but the products don’t establish new categories.
Are You Ready for June's Leap Second? Bill Schweber 3/9/2015 Post a comment The divergence between atomic- and astronomical-based timekeeping shows up again this year with the addition of a leap second; though it sounds like a modest correction, it can have serious consequences.
VR is New Reality at GDC Rick Merritt 3/5/2015 (1) comment Oculus, Sony, Google and an open source project showed virtual reality offerings at the Game Developer Conference where analyst Jon Peddie sized up the traditional games hardware market.
IoT Terrain Still Shifting Rick Merritt 2/27/2015 Post a comment The Internet of Things continues to fragment with competing networks and frameworks from 6LoWPAN to Zigbee, Apple Homekit and Google’s Thread.
The Information Age & the Shift in Consumerism Ron Guido 2/11/2015 Post a comment Life in general, and business in particular, are all about moving information and doing it quickly. Electronics retailers, distributors, and OEMs need to understand that information shift is happening--and learn to work with it.
What the Apple Watch Means for the Industry Sagar Jethani 2/9/2015 Post a comment The introduction of the Apple Watch engendered a lot of industry talk. Now that some time has passed, it's time to look at whether this new product introduction signaled the entry of wearables into the mainstream and a boon for electronics designers.
Holographic Images for Healthcare Ariella Brown 1/27/2015 Post a comment Like a scene from a science fiction film, this new holographic technology allows doctors and surgeons to view and interact with virtual representations of organs in real-time.
Smartphones for the Blind Ariella Brown 1/16/2015 Post a comment For the visually impaired, the empowerment offered by suitably equipped smartphones provides more than convenience -- it represents independence!
IoT: Collaborate or Else, Says Samsung CEO Junko Yoshida 1/9/2015 (6) comments Samsung Electronics CEO BK Yoon, in his keynote at CES, made a passionate pitch to “unlock the infinite possibilities of the Internet of Things,” while suggesting that the industry fall in line behind Samsung’s leadership.
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